Tag Archives: Aged Rum

Revolte Rum 2014 MTQ

Revolte Rum MTQ 2014 by the fat rum pirateRevolte Rum 2014 MTQ. Revolte is a relatively new rum brand from Germany. I have previously featured their unaged White Rum. With this release Revolte are letting us try an aged offering of their rum.

Revolte Rum 2014 MTQ was distilled in August 2014. It is the first Single Cask rum from Revolte to be released. After a three-year maturing phase in ex Rhum-Agricole barrels from Martinique the MTQ was bottled in September 2017, at cask strength 56% ABV. 377 bottles of this rum are available. An Angel’s Share of 21% overall has been noted. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

The Duchess Rum Guadeloupe Aged 19 Years

The Duchess Rum Guadeloupe Aged 19 Years Rum review by the fat rum pirateThe Duchess Rum Guadeloupe Aged 19 Years. Hailing from the Netherlands The Duchess are gaining a bit of a reputation amongst Rum Enthusiasts for their bottlings.

I was recently fortunate enough to interview Nils Van Rijn about The Duchess and the rum world in general. I wanted to interview Nils because I had sampled some of his rums and (without wanting to pre-empt this review) been very impressed. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Rhum Depaz Rhum Hors D’Age Agricole XO

Rhum Depaz Rhum Hors D'Age Agricole XO Rum review by the fat rum pirateRhum Depaz Rhum Hors D’Age Agricole XO. Or we could call it the Grande Reserve XO. Either way this is one of the top rums in the Depaz range. Rhum Depaz hail from the French Island of Martinique. Rhum Depaz produce their agricole rhum in line with the AOC Martinique guidelines. So its “full on” agricole rhum if you like. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Phraya Deep Matured Gold Rum

Phraya Deep Matured Gold Rum review by the fat rum piratePhraya Deep Matured Gold Rum. This is a rum from Thailand. My previous experiences with Thai rum have been largely underwhelming, with the so-so SangSom and the frankly strange concoction that was Mekhong. Technically Mekhong isn’t really a rum – it is often sold as Thai Whisky. Weird stuff nonetheless no matter what you call it. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

J. Gow Fading Light

J Gow Fading Light Rum Review by the fat rum pirateJ. Gow Fading Light. Something is happening up in Scotland – besides the casual attitude towards cardiac arrest and the terrible football. Over the past 2 to 3 years a number of rum brands and distilleries have burst out of that part of the world. Think Dark Matter, Sugar House and Wester. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

An Interview with Nils Van Rijn The Duchess Independent Bottler

An Interview with Nils Van Rijn The Duchess Independent Bottler by the fat rum pirateAn Interview with Nils Van Rijn The Duchess Independent Bottler

Over the past year or so a new Independent Rum Bottler has come to many Rum Enthusiasts attention. The bottler, The Duchess have made great waves with their attention to detail, both in terms of the design and presentation of their rums but more importantly due to the high standard of their offerings. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Rum of the Year 2018 – Winner

Rum of the Year Review by the fat rum pirateRum of the Year 2018 – Winner

It was quite a surprise when compiling the contenders for Rum of the Year, to see which rums didn’t make the grade.

As I only pick one rum from the 100 or so I review in a year, it comes down to the very best of the best. So a lot of excellent (and highly recommended) rums fall by the wayside. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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